As uniformity replaces diversity, some of your favorite fruits could be on the cusp of extinction. By Fred Pearce.
Organic farming and eating locally make intuitive sense.
It doesn’t get madder than this. Swaziland is in the grip of a famine and receiving emergency food aid. Forty percent of its people are facing acute food shortages.
Wild bees have a surprising way of boosting crop production: according to new research, they literally bump it up by crashing into honey bees, which then visit and pollinate more flowers.
Subsitence farmers sell ecosystem services in a virtual marketplace.
Over the next ten years, the mainstream environmental movement will reverse its opinion and activism on population growth, urbanization, genetically engineered organisms, and nuclear power.
Contrary to fears of U.K. conservation organizations, genetically modified crops could help rather than hinder birds.
Wild bees can boost crop pollination, but little is known about how much habitat they need to provide this ecosystem service.
The Land Stewardship Project and Monitoring on Agricultural Land
There’s a good reason that the central organizing myth of agriculture is man against nature.